About the Author

I.I. Cohen

I.I. Cohen, a Polish-born survivor of three concentration camps, lives in Toronto. The above is adapted from his book "Destined to Survive" (ArtScroll-Mesorah)

Purim in the Valley of Tears

For a brief instant, the dreadful reality of the SS death camp had been forgotten, all the hunger and suffering had receded.

My Holocaust-Spoon Chanukah

A concentration camp survivor recalls the ingenuity behind a memorable Chanukah observance.

Hope In Hell

When all seems totally lost, a Jew is obligated to hope. This is one man's story of his test of faith.

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